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“At this stage, Voting Day is expected to remain dry and rain-free," says the South African Weather Service.

Pleasant weather conditions during elections week

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With South Africans going to the polls next week, weather conditions are expected to be sunny and cool over most parts of the country while many of the northern provinces can expect sunny and warm conditions.

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Natjoints media briefing on the security readiness for the 2024 elections
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Signing of NHI Bill
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IEC briefing
IEC briefing
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Labour Activation Programme launch
Labour Activation Programme launch
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Northern Cape DDM Presidential Imbizo
Northern Cape DDM Presidential Imbizo
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2nd Annual Shireen Abu Akleh Memorial Lecture
2nd Annual Shireen Abu Akleh Memorial Lecture
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Opinion Pieces

Practising responsible citizenry

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Five months into 2024, and many a thing has happened, requiring us to sit down and catch our collective breath.

Freedom Day

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The South Africa we embrace today, where individuals are allowed to move freely, speak without fear and associate with whomever they want, would not be possible without the sacrifices of those who fought for our freedom. This year, as we commemorate 30 Years of Freedom and Democracy on the 27th of April, we will reflect on our journey thus far and our progress in advancing our democracy.

X marks the spot

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With the clock inching closer to Voting Day when citizens will mark their X next to the name of their preferred candidate in the 2024 general elections, it is important that we all go into the various voting booths across the country armed with all the relevant information to make an informed choice, writes Neo Semono.

SANDF deployment not done without planning

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The deployment of a contingent of the SA National Defence Force (SANDF) as part of the SADC Mission to the Democratic Republic of Congo (SAMIDRC) and the subsequent tragic deaths of Captain Simon Mkhulu Bobe and Lance Corporal Irven Thabang Semono have provided plenty of grist to the opinion mill.

Showing up for SA

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Even if one does not usually pay attention on a daily basis to the ins and outs of government and the political landscape in the country; the flurry of activities within this domain  over the past few weeks could hardly be missed.

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30 Years of Freedom and Democracy

In 2024, South Africans mark 30 years since the historic election of Wednesday, 27th of April 1994. This day, now known as Freedom Day, is commemorated every year to honour those unsung heroes and heroines who fought for freedom and paved the way for an equal, representative and non-racial nation.